Glacier National Park Travel Guide

Glacier National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks in the United States. There are over 130 beautiful lakes and dramatic peaks and valleys carved by glaciers. It is home to the Going to The Sun Road, one of the most scenic drives in the country, as well as several of the country’s legendary national park inns and lodges. With stunning scenery and dozens of trails, it is a hiker’s paradise.

Glacier National Park at a glance

  • State: Montana
  • Main attractions: Mountains, lakes
  • Best time to go: Summer – early fall
  • Hotels/ Airbnbs: Inside the park, Whitefish, Columbia Falls
  • Campgrounds: Inside park and near the park
  • Dining: Inside the park, Whitefish, Columbia Falls
  • Shuttle: Yes

Glacier National Park Guide

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About the Author

James Ian Yosemite

James Ian has traveled to 82 countries and all 7 continents.  He has visited all of the main national parks in the United States, as well as many national monuments and state parks.

He has rafted through the Grand Canyon; rappelled down slot canyons near Zion and Arches; hiked among the hoodoos in Bryce and the enormous trees in Sequoia; admired the waterfalls in Yosemite and the colored hot springs in Yellowstone; seen moose in Grand Tetons and seals in the Channel Islands, and much more.

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